Period
to 18 June 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 18 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 342 274 299
Rank change year-on-year -68 +25 -37
Contract jobs citing HP 144 132 343
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.74% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 1.90% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 93 239
10th Percentile £228 £136 £152
25th Percentile £385 £250 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
75th Percentile £536 £488 £500
90th Percentile £635 £573 £538
England median daily rate £425 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +27.78% +9.09% -2.94%
England median hourly rate £14.66 £16.25 £15.90
% change year-on-year -9.77% +2.20% +6.00%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 10,096 6,938 15,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.77% 38.72% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,757 4,756 10,668
10th Percentile £340 £285 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £625 £606 £600
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
England median daily rate £499 £473 £465
% change year-on-year +5.57% +1.61% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 87 236
10th Percentile £13.63 £12.58 £12.63
25th Percentile £16.71 £18.00 £16.06
Median hourly rate £26.75 £26.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.88% +23.81% -
75th Percentile £47.44 £40.61 £33.88
90th Percentile £68.17 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +6.86%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP in London.

Daily rate trend for HP in London

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP in London.

Hourly rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the London region over the 6 months to 18 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -26 17 £425 +6.25% 10
East London +4 2 £215 +59.26%
West London -1 2 £563 +181.25% 3
South London +29 1 - -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for HP.

1 52 (36.11%) Windows
2 48 (33.33%) VMware
3 47 (32.64%) Azure
4 41 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (26.39%) Finance
5 38 (26.39%) Java
6 37 (25.69%) JIRA
7 35 (24.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (22.92%) Microsoft
8 33 (22.92%) Social Skills
9 31 (21.53%) Firewall
10 30 (20.83%) Python
11 28 (19.44%) AWS
12 27 (18.75%) Dell
13 24 (16.67%) Active Directory
13 24 (16.67%) Cisco
13 24 (16.67%) ITIL
13 24 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 23 (15.97%) Confluence
14 23 (15.97%) C#
14 23 (15.97%) Scrum
14 23 (15.97%) Banking
15 21 (14.58%) IBM
15 21 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
16 20 (13.89%) Test Automation
16 20 (13.89%) vSphere
16 20 (13.89%) DevOps
16 20 (13.89%) Oracle
17 19 (13.19%) TCP/IP
17 19 (13.19%) DNS

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (15.97%) Confluence
2 17 (11.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.08%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.39%) CMS
4 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.39%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.39%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.69%) Magento
3 1 (0.69%) Maximo
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (32.64%) Azure
2 28 (19.44%) AWS
3 17 (11.81%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (7.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (6.25%) IaaS
6 8 (5.56%) GCP
7 7 (4.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 7 (4.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (3.47%) Mimecast
9 3 (2.08%) SaaS
10 2 (1.39%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.69%) Cohesity
11 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.69%) GitHub
11 1 (0.69%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 1 (0.69%) PaaS
11 1 (0.69%) Serverless
11 1 (0.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.53%) Firewall
2 19 (13.19%) DNS
2 19 (13.19%) SAN
2 19 (13.19%) TCP/IP
3 15 (10.42%) DHCP
4 10 (6.94%) BGP
4 10 (6.94%) EIGRP
4 10 (6.94%) Kerberos
4 10 (6.94%) VPN
5 9 (6.25%) HSRP
5 9 (6.25%) MPLS
5 9 (6.25%) OSPF
6 8 (5.56%) DWDM
6 8 (5.56%) RIP
6 8 (5.56%) SSL
7 7 (4.86%) VSAN
8 6 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (3.47%) FTP
9 5 (3.47%) Wireshark
10 4 (2.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.86%) MySQL
3 4 (2.78%) NonStop SQL
4 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.39%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) DB2
6 1 (0.69%) Ingres
6 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (25.69%) JIRA
2 17 (11.81%) Selenium
3 14 (9.72%) Visual Studio
4 12 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.86%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.86%) LoadRunner
6 6 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.78%) Tricentis qTest
8 3 (2.08%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.08%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.08%) JMeter
8 3 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.08%) TestRail
9 2 (1.39%) Appium
9 2 (1.39%) AppScan
9 2 (1.39%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.39%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.39%) TestDirector
General
1 38 (26.39%) Finance
2 33 (22.92%) Social Skills
3 23 (15.97%) Banking
4 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.17%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.78%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.78%) Retail
8 3 (2.08%) Back Office
9 2 (1.39%) Advertising
9 2 (1.39%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.69%) Local Government
10 1 (0.69%) Marketing
10 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.69%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (18.75%) Analyst
2 12 (8.33%) Developer
2 12 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 11 (7.64%) Automation Test Analyst
3 11 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (6.94%) Consultant
4 10 (6.94%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 9 (6.25%) IT Security Officer
5 9 (6.25%) Security Officer
6 8 (5.56%) Administrator
6 8 (5.56%) Architect
7 7 (4.86%) Active Directory Analyst
7 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (4.86%) Network Engineer
7 7 (4.86%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.47%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.47%) Tester
10 4 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.72%) Middleware
2 12 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 12 (8.33%) SAML
3 10 (6.94%) .NET
4 7 (4.86%) Express
5 5 (3.47%) SOAP
6 4 (2.78%) Swing
6 4 (2.78%) XML
7 3 (2.08%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.08%) HTML
7 3 (2.08%) RESTful
7 3 (2.08%) Web Services
8 2 (1.39%) CSS
8 2 (1.39%) DOM
8 2 (1.39%) JDBC
8 2 (1.39%) JSON
8 2 (1.39%) ODBC
8 2 (1.39%) REST
8 2 (1.39%) ServiceStack
8 2 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.33%) Clustering
3 10 (6.94%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.86%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.47%) Replication
7 4 (2.78%) IBM Storwize
8 3 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.08%) PKI
9 2 (1.39%) HACMP
9 2 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.39%) NHS
9 2 (1.39%) PMI
9 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 52 (36.11%) Windows
2 18 (12.50%) Linux
2 18 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
3 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (8.33%) Unix
4 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.64%) Windows Server
6 10 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (6.25%) Windows 10
8 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (4.86%) AIX
9 7 (4.86%) Solaris
10 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.08%) HPUX
11 3 (2.08%) VMS
11 3 (2.08%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.39%) CentOS
12 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.67%) ITIL
3 23 (15.97%) Scrum
4 20 (13.89%) DevOps
4 20 (13.89%) Test Automation
5 18 (12.50%) Test Management
6 17 (11.81%) SDLC
7 16 (11.11%) Change Management
7 16 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (9.72%) BDD
8 14 (9.72%) Migration
9 13 (9.03%) Capacity Management
9 13 (9.03%) Defect Management
9 13 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 12 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (7.64%) High Availability
11 11 (7.64%) Security Testing
11 11 (7.64%) Service Delivery
11 11 (7.64%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.39%) Java
2 30 (20.83%) Python
3 24 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 23 (15.97%) C#
5 18 (12.50%) C
6 14 (9.72%) SQL
7 11 (7.64%) Perl
8 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.78%) COBOL
10 3 (2.08%) PHP
10 3 (2.08%) R
10 3 (2.08%) Ruby
11 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.69%) C++
12 1 (0.69%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (7.64%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.25%) CCNP
5 7 (4.86%) Degree
5 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.47%) CCNA
7 4 (2.78%) MCSA
7 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.08%) MCSE
8 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.39%) ISEB
9 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.39%) MCITP
9 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.39%) PMP
9 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.39%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) SLA
2 9 (6.25%) QA
3 3 (2.08%) GxP
3 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.69%) FISMA
4 1 (0.69%) GRC
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.69%) NIST
System Software
1 35 (24.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (13.89%) vSphere
4 15 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (7.64%) Hyper-V
6 7 (4.86%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (3.47%) VMware NSX
8 5 (3.47%) XenApp
9 3 (2.08%) Docker
9 3 (2.08%) vCloud
9 3 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (2.08%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.39%) KVM
10 2 (1.39%) NFS
11 1 (0.69%) Ceph
11 1 (0.69%) Firmware
11 1 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (11.81%) Ansible
2 17 (11.81%) SCCM
3 16 (11.11%) HP ALM
4 15 (10.42%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 13 (9.03%) vCenter Server
6 10 (6.94%) HP Fortify
7 9 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
7 9 (6.25%) Terraform
7 9 (6.25%) Tivoli
7 9 (6.25%) vRealize
8 8 (5.56%) HP NNM
9 7 (4.86%) BladeLogic
10 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (3.47%) WSUS
11 4 (2.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 4 (2.78%) Puppet
11 4 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (33.33%) VMware
2 33 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 27 (18.75%) Dell
4 24 (16.67%) Cisco
5 21 (14.58%) IBM
6 20 (13.89%) Oracle
7 16 (11.11%) CA
8 14 (9.72%) BMC
8 14 (9.72%) Citrix
8 14 (9.72%) Juniper
9 11 (7.64%) SolarWinds
10 10 (6.94%) F5
10 10 (6.94%) Red Hat
11 7 (4.86%) SAP
12 6 (4.17%) EMC
12 6 (4.17%) Google
12 6 (4.17%) ServiceNow
12 6 (4.17%) Veeam
13 5 (3.47%) Veritas
14 4 (2.78%) Remedy